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Homework Help: Solving limit with squareroot -- how can i simplify

  1. Oct 3, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    3. The attempt at a solution
    If I were to simply plug in 25 in to the limit, i would get
    ((25)^(1/3) - 5)/25

    Apparently the answer is 2/5. How the heck can you come to this conclusion?
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  3. Oct 3, 2016 #2

    Jonathan Scott

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    That would be the answer if that wasn't a cube root but a badly formatted ##3 \sqrt{t}##.
  4. Oct 3, 2016 #3
    I think I'll proceed to slapping myself
  5. Oct 3, 2016 #4

    Ray Vickson

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    No, don't slap yourself; slap the person who created the bad image.
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